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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Tale of Two Brothers (Beautifully Unbroken Book 7)

    by Michelle St. Claire
    The fraternal bond of twin brothers is tested by the announcement of their parents' impending divorce. Mr. and Mrs. Dareem talk tearfully of separating their teenage sons - taking one to America while leaving the other at home in Barbados. Yet despite the burdens of school exams, a threatening bully and burgeoning teenage love, Charles and Willard finally discover a way to stay together.
  • Song of Sonya (Beautifully Unbroken Book 10)

    by Michelle St. Claire
    Sonya Love grapples with crushing grief and just anger at the death of her big brother, an innocent young Black man gunned down by a White police officer. Struggling to understand what happened, Sonya loses her joy of singing and decides to give up on her future. But an unlikely friend and a delightful message from heaven helps Sonya to forgive through God's love, to heal and to keep moving forward
  • The Evolution of Max Fresh (Beautifully Unbroken (TM) Book 3)

    by Michelle St. Claire
    Loosely based on the 2010 Haitian earthquake, The Evolution of Max Fresh is a poignant tale of tragedy and triumph. Max Fresh, a teen amateur soccer star, experiences the worst natural disaster to devastate his island in centuries. He suffers familial loss, physical disability, and tremendous heartache. Miraculously, his heart begins to heal as he embraces a new family, a new body and a new concept of 'home.'
  • Cheap Justice

    by Michelle St. Claire
    The SWAT swarm Mona Blaise’s house like heavily armed black bees to a honeycomb. With bated breath, they wait for the take down. The notorious Mona Blaise, drug kingpin, is defeated and finally shut down. Mona is indeed arrested, tagged, booked, and chained. Yet she accepts her fate with a wink. She knows full well that her paid workers, many of whom are police and judges, will eventually release her. Mona is fearless and strong. Powerful and intimidating. Loveless. Such traits do not ... more
  • My Name is Marisol (Beautifully Unbroken (TM) Book 6)

    by Michelle St. Claire
    My name is Marisol Vega. I am Latina. Beautiful. Mesmerizing. A young mermaid filled with intrigue and power. A thinker of profound truths. A speaker of words like stone and fire. …My words burn within me like boiling cauldrons. At night, when I rest on my small bed next to the window, I sleep without sleeping. I see words in my mind, dancing, flashing, twirling, dipping, and diving like sultry salsa dancers. I feverishly put them together to make wonderful stories that dazzl... more
  • Fighting Felicia (Beautifully Unbroken Book 8)

    by Michelle St. Claire
    Now a young woman, Felicia Robinson, ponders her violent past in the dark confines of prison. She experiences a glorious encounter with the Divine that leads her on a journey of self-reflection, forgiveness and inner peace. Eventually, Felicia is changed for the better and despite her angry childhood and dismal circumstances, she clings to hope and the chance of living a new life for God.
  • Stories About People.

    by Cameron Harrie
    A man stranded on a desert island. A woman's life-or-death decision in a post-postmodern society. Existentialism... in space? This is a collection of short stories about people, and some non-people, fighting to find their place in their respective worlds. Some of them are funny, some of them are not, but each of them illustrates what it's like to be human -- or at least what it's like to be alive.
  • Ocean Echoes

    by Sheila Hurst

    Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist - General Fiction and E-Book Categories

    Marine biologist Ellen Upton gives up on love to study jellyfish at a Cape Cod facility. Her ultimate goal is to make a difference through her research, but the ocean would rather mystify than reveal its secrets. When her funding is threatened, her future will depend on the success or failure of an upcoming research cruise.

    During the cruise, she discovers what could be a new specie... more

  • The Point of the Pick: A Novel of the 20th Century

    by Curtis Seltzer
    The Point of the Pick is the story of an explosive battle for president of the coal miners' union that blows up when the Mob corrupts both candidates. The author is a longtime journalist and labor arbitrator who has lived and worked in West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and New York City where this epic contest over the union’s bank and pension fund builds to a shocking conclusion. Snappy dialogue combines with rich detail in this gripping saga from the hidden heart of America.
  • Little Flower: A Novel

    by Ted Oswald
    Little Flower chronicles the unique bond shared by two damaged souls: Sister Shanti, a mischievous, elderly nun from Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, and Meeta, a young prostitute with dreams of a life lived outside the brothel. Thrown together when a young man they love is murdered, they embark upon a darkly comic journey through New Delhi’s underbelly in a search to understand the curious crime that has stolen him. As they plunge ever deeper into mystery and peril, they are forced to c... more

    by CSP McNulty
    On May 5, 1945, in the final hours of WWII, Captain Will Connelly, veteran of the furious Battle of Bastogne, leads his infantry column through the gates of a Nazi prison camp in Upper Austria and discovers a circus of horrors. Unbeknownst to Will or his stunned troops, the camp, Konzentrationslager Mauthausen, operated the last functioning gas chamber of the Holocaust. Traumatized by the gruesome discoveries at Mauthausen, Will joins the U.S. Third Army War Crimes Unit, stationed Dachau. His... more
  • Mister Big

    by Harvey Havel

    In this novel, DeShawn Biggs is as formidable as his name suggests. At 6-feet-5-inches and 300 pounds, DeShawn seems headed for the NFL. Indeed, a football career is regarded as an inevitability for the young man in his native Albany, New York. DeShawn eventually gets his shot at the big leagues, but his trusting nature and penchant for making bad decisions dog him throughout his career. Each time, the stakes get higher. DeShawn has always been a pawn in a game controlled by other people, but... more

  • Airport Novella

    by Tom Comitta

    Airport Novella is a literary supercut, collecting the most common gestures in airport novels. Its four chapters are each dedicated to a particular gesture: nodding, shrugging, odd looks and gasps. Fragments from blockbuster novels like Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series nod along beside lesser known works like Trump Tower: A Novel, commissioned by Trump himself and written bestselling author Jeffrey Robinson.

    Drawing from the literary collag... more

  • My First Ten Days in Heaven

    by Robert Brown
    Michael Greyson woke one morning feeling better than he had in years. Turns out he felt so good because he had died the day before. The plus side of being dead was he made it to Heaven. The potential downside was he didn’t believe in Heaven, or God. With help from his guide Pete, Mike explores the meaning of life and death. In addition to adventures such as scaling Mount Everest, Mike met Einstein and Freud, his parents when they were children, and the woman who invented the wheel. He entered th... more
  • Wilber's Scary Day!

    by Collette Dahl Lorentzen
    A delightful story about a happy puppy that loves to play, but sometimes his nose gets him into trouble. Wilber learns a valuable lesson.
  • Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts

    by Tesfahiwet "Tes" Mekonnen
    Would you like to court me to Happyland?" Prince Gobbledygook asks Lily Marshmallow and himself. Therein the journey begins to find Happyland. Follow him as he tries to define happiness with a little help from his friends, Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais and Cornelius Wordbook, a book-for-a-head English gentleman. Prince Gobbledygook duels, loses his ladylove, regains his original name and gains a friendship that will last forfourforevers. Will they make it to Happyland?